• Lifting heavy metal

    As the price of metals rises to a spike, their theft can puncture the public's safety

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • What Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

    Every law enforcement officer has been or will be involved with at least one traumatic event. Eventually traumatic events add up. Most officers will be able to cope with the event or events; however there are others that will not.

    Article • September 15th, 2008

  • One of these things is not like the others

    Customizing terrorism preparedness to meet L.A. County's unique needs

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • The ABCs of PPE

    Conflicting personal protective equipment fundamentals - to fit well and stop bullets - create challenges

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Filing forensics

    Analysts initiate less mainstream databases for law enforcement use

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Imprisoned in the American Nightmare

    Freeing the silent sufferers of human trafficking and bringing their captors to justice

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Securing the nation's BORDERS

    Virtual border project hits snags, but receives an injection of support from DHS to begin anew

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • When The Innocent Become Victims

    "...with the evidence destroyed, my life was actually over." The victimization he endured was an ordeal that captured many years.

    Article • August 4th, 2008

  • Intuitive solutions are no coincidence

         Public safety incidents, by their very nature, can change from routine to critical in an instant. As most law enforcement officers will attest, they must be able to think and act quickly in order to protect citizens and fellow officers alike...

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • We're all in this together

    Dangerous times, constricted budgets and personnel shortages lend new respect to public-private partnerships

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Planning for the unplanned

         There are only two things an officer can be sure of when it comes to mutual aid requests: (1) An officer never knows when the call will come; and (2) Assisting another agency during an emergency is anything but routine.      Mutual aid...

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Got a laser in your sights?

    Picking the right laser for the job

    Article • May 1st, 2008

  • Enforcement Expo offers free training to attendees

         A big goal of Enforcement Expo, August 12 to 13 in Columbus, Ohio, is to provide expert training and timely discussion for professionals in the field. This year, in an effort to reach even more law enforcement professionals in the Great Lakes...

    Article • May 1st, 2008

  • Female Cops

    The notion that a female could be a suitable partner for me while I struggled to cuff a robbery suspect, did not strike me as a good idea at all.

    Article • April 7th, 2008

  • Waging war on terror

         You know you're growing "older" — let's make that more mature — when you find yourself uttering the things you promised you'd never say. For instance, my husband continually rants about the "hooligans" next door, while I echo my...

    Article • April 1st, 2008

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